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1195 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-2719
+1 847-256-2099
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  • Very good30%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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1195 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-2719
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Good food, comfortable low key setting. Good place to eat and talk with friends. Nice selection. And, easy (and free) parking.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Hotcakes is a cute diner-like spot for a delicious breakfast any morning. They not only have an extensive menu of pancake and omelets but also daily specials. I love their cornmeal pancakes which I have them add blueberries. I also like their Swedish pancakes. Their...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The buttermilk pancakes are chewy, and always come out hot. Go for the full stack. They will be happy to bring extra butter.

Thank tomshille
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We chose one of the window booths for the natural light and view -- but the seating space is very tight. I know because I had to get up twice -- once for napkins, and once for carryout containers. It would've been three times, had...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Hot cakes is the Wilmette location that is affiliated with the Green Bay Cafe in Winnetka. Both of these places are great spots for breakfast but remember both are CASH ONLY.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Late, Sunday morning, got a table quite quickly, 6 of us. Food took a very long time. Other people who came after us got served sooner.. Food was delicious. Nice large, fresh omelette, variety of breakfast foods. For some reason, our waitress got switched, so...More

Thank Judyb19
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I have two friends that I meet with regularly and we are spread across Chicagoland. When we get together we want leisurely service, good food, and a cozy atmosphere. Hot cakes was great on all counts! Just remember to bring cash!

Thank 276elizabethl
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Cute little place. I like the unique touches like mismatched plates and the painted vines and flowers on the walls. Not the destination for a quiet morning coffee or intimate chat with a friend, but more of a busy, cheerful, clattering kind of atmosphere with...More

Thank Claire A
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Friendly and quaint breakfast place serves good breakfast fast. It's isn't a quiet locale as many people bring their children (especially on weekends) but the food is good and the service is friendly. I recommend them!

1  Thank KCallahans
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful character, delicious food and reasonable prices if you can get in the place. Go early Everything is carefully prepared in this no frills restaurant. Extra large portions. Last time I was there they did not take credit cards so be warned A real gem...More

1  Thank MRbluegill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1195 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091-2719
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmette
  • Phone Number: +1 847-256-2099
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